Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team – 2nd November

November 2, 2020 0

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 2 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 1,917 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday 1 November, the HPSC has been notified of 767 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

There has now been a total of 62,750* confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

(*Validation of data at the HPSC has resulted in the denotification of 19 confirmed cases. The figure of 62,750 confirmed cases reflects this.)

Of the cases notified today:

  • 355 are men and 411 are women
  • 68% are under 45 years of age
  • the median age is 33 years old
  • 321 in Dublin, 84 in Cork, 47 in Meath, 34 in Limerick, 24 in Roscommon and the remaining 257 cases are spread across all other counties

As of 2pm today, 322 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 44 are in ICU. There have been 16 additional hospitalisations in the past 24 hours.

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